Despite our ATM obsession, we're slowly ditching cash

Comment: It’s holiday time again: Passport? Check. Boarding pass? Check. Unnecessarily large bundle of cash? Check

22nd June, 2014

If there’s one habit that makes an Irish person stand out, it’s cash. Queuing at an ATM in Dublin Airport to have enough to survive the first week. Leaving arrivals and desperately searching for a machine to spit out enough zlotys, krona or pounds before daring to call a taxi.

Irish people are among the most intensive users of ATMs in Europe. In fact, a Dane withdraws less cash from an...

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